At Zein, we offer a safe, homely environment for our community. When children feel a sense of security and belonging they thrive; creating this environment is especially important when the world around them reflects a sense of anxiety.
As Zein continues welcoming children into our locations, we would like to reinforce that the safeguarding and wellbeing of children in our care is our priority. We pride ourselves on our ability to provide a stable environment where children feel, as always,... Read More
This Autumn, Zein International Childcare will host an International Talent Programme - an in-house training scheme allowing those who hold childhood education qualifications and/or experience but are not officially qualified to work with children in the Netherlands to follow a specially adapted version of the Dutch 'EVC' (experience certificate / experience-based qualification) process
"Zein's ITP gave me the unique opportunity to build a strong foundation and enhance my knowledge about... Read More
Children from the International Waldorf School will join students from the Lycée Français at The Elms for After School Care and Holiday Camps. Nestled on the edge of Scheveningse Bosjes in the Archipel neighbourhood, The Elms is the perfect leafy and homely location to welcome children to unwind with new and old friends after a day at school. The International Waldorf School of The Hague is a non-profit international primary school with a distinct educational vision that emphasises engagement... Read More
Today is the International Day of the Childcare Teacher so in each of our locations, we have celebrated the passionate and hardworking staff who form the beating heart of Zein. Your dedication and passion for pedagogy allows the children in our care to thrive.
“Amazing! I cried myself on my daughter’s last day, I wanted to wrap you and move with us! Warm, happy & organised but free for kids. The confidence our daughter already has at such a young age is because she trusted the teachers.” ... Read More
Imagine being a master chef for a week, cooking delightful dishes with the guidance of a professional chef, being an aspiring athlete coached by sports professionals or a dreamy writer being encouraged to put their stories into writing or art. The 9 themed Summer Camps of Zein International Childcare are designed to spark the imagination of every child – they are in for a week of adventure and fun whilst making new friends along the way.
A new summer
Summer is the time to unwind and have fun... Read More
Zein's Summer Holiday Camps are off to a flying start! Last week our first Multi-Activity camps started - our campers enjoyed making bird feeders, healthy smoothies and even beaded jewellery!
Summer is a time for relaxation, but also for exploration, sparking joy and building friendships. Zein have 9 themed camps to choose from and there is something for every child.
Multi-Activity Camps offer a fun-packed schedule with at least 5 different daily activities. Each weekly programme includes a... Read More
Throughout Zein's closure period, all of our our locations have undergone maintenance and thorough cleansing, but the Estate garden had a special surprise for the returning children...
A lovely little wooden tree house, a swing and wooden walkway have been built in the Magical Garden at The Estate. These exciting additions have been welcomed with great delight by our children of all ages and teachers alike.
Outdoor play is a key part of the Zein routine, that's why the Estate garden has... Read More
Zein children enjoying the Zein at Home programme
During the temporary closure of all services due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Zein developed a programme to enable all of the Zein community to continue exploring, learning and having fun from the comfort and safety of their own home.
Each week, Zein has shared Zein at Home Activity Guides designed specifically for Out of School Care, Day Care and Pre-School children to enjoy. All of the guides are based on the programme our... Read More
On Sunday 15 March, the Dutch government announced that from Monday 16 March until 6 April inclusive, all schools and childcare organisations in the Netherlands are to close their doors as an important measure against the spreading of the Coronavirus.
Committed to ensuring the health and safety of every child and staff member in our care, we are following government instructions accordingly and have temporarily closed all Zein locations to protect the health of all members... Read More
On the 24th February 2020, The Willows After School Care welcomed children into its newly renovated facility. The Willows location is attended exclusively by students from the Leidschenveen location of the British School in The Netherlands.
Where the Fun Begins
As you would expect from Zein, the pedagogic and service standards are exceptionally high at the new Willows After School Care location. The facility has exceptionally high safety standards and is designed to be a welcoming and home-... Read More